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USA TODAY Sports DIVISION II TOP 25 COACHES' POLL

November 19, 2013

USA TODAY Sports Division II Top 25 women's basketball poll, with first-place votes to the right, total points based on 25 points for first place through one point for 25th.

Rank
Institution - First Place Votes
Previous Rank
Record
Points
1
Bentley University (Mass.) -25
1
4-0
728
2
Gannon University (Pa.) -3
2
2-0
698
3
Clayton State University (Ga.)
3
2-0
673
4
Emporia State University (Kan.)
5
5-0
633
5
Nova Southeastern University (Fla.)
4
2-0
622
6
University of Central Missouri
8
4-0
577
7
Stonehill College (Mass.)
7
3-1
437
8
Colorado Mesa University
13
2-0
428
9
California State University - Chico
17
2-0
360
10
Lewis University (Ill.)
T18
3-0
350
11
Augustana College (S.D.) -1
14
1-0
327
12
Holy Family University (Pa.)
11
1-1
311
13
Western Washington University
6
1-1
302
14
Concordia University (Minn.)
9
3-2
245
15
Delta State University (Miss.)
12
2-1
226
16
Washburn University (Kan.)
22
2-1
217
17
Limestone College (S.C.)
24
2-0
209
18
University of Indianapolis (Ind.)
NR
4-1
196
19
Shaw University (N.C.)
NR
2-0
183
20
Ashland University (Ohio) -1
15
1-1
162
21
Seattle Pacific University (Wash.)
NR
4-0
153
T22
Michigan Technological University
21
1-1
152
T22
Rollins College (Fla.)
25
3-1
152
24
Minnesota State University - Mankato
23
1-1
137
25
Glenville State College (W.Va.)
NR
2-1
132

Dropped Out: Midwestern State University (Texas); Dowling College (N.Y.); Simon Fraser University (BC); University of South Carolina - Aiken.

Others Receiving Votes:
Midwestern State University (Texas) 131; Dowling College (N.Y.) 76; Lenoir-Rhyne University (N.C.) 75; Metropolitan State University of Denver (Colo.) 68; Simon Fraser University (BC) 66; Tarleton State University (Texas) 60; Edinboro University (Pa.) 43; University of California - San Diego 40; University of Findlay (Ohio) 36; Drury University (Mo.) 32; Assumption College (Mass.) 31; California State Polytechnic University - Pomona 31; Newberry College (S.C.) 30; University of South Carolina - Aiken 29; West Texas A&M University 25; Wayne State College (Neb.) 22; Arkansas Tech University 21; Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania 21; Humboldt State University (Calif.) 21; Fayetteville State University (N.C.) 20; University of District of Columbia 18; Winston-Salem State University (N.C.) 17; Fort Hays State University (Kan.) 13; Harding University (Ark.) 13; North Georgia College & State University 13; Tuskegee University (Ala.) 13; Wingate University (N.C.) 13; Indiana University of Pennsylvania 12; Northwest Nazarene University (Idaho) 12; University of Charleston (W.Va.) 12; University of Tampa (Fla.) 11; Pittsburg State University (Kan.) 10; Bellarmine University (Ky.) 9; Fort Lewis College (Colo.) 9; West Liberty University (W.Va.) 9; University of Colorado - Colorado Springs 8; University of Southern Indiana 7; Florida Institute of Technology 6; Saint Edwards University (Texas) 6; Southwestern Oklahoma State University 6; University of North Alabama 6; California State University - Los Angeles 5; California State University - Monterey Bay 5; Valdosta State University (Ga.) 5; Academy of Art University (Calif.) 4; California Baptist University 4; Quincy University (Ill.) 4; Saint Mary's University (Texas) 4; CW Post Campus - LIU (N.Y.) 2; Minnesota State University - Moorhead 2; Pace University (N.Y.) 2; Lubbock Christian University (Texas) 1; University of Central Oklahoma 1.

The USA TODAY Sports board of coaches is made up of 33 head coaches at Division II institutions. All are members of the Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA). The 2013-14 board: Carmen Dolfo - Non-voting Chair (Western Washington University), Linda Cimino (Caldwell College), Jeff Curtis (Northwood University), Joddie Gleason (Humboldt State University), Mark Kellogg (West Texas A&M University), Kiley Hill (Valdosta State University), Deirdre Kane (West Chester University), Meghan Burke Brown (Southern Connecticut State University), Mary Fleig (Millersville University of Pennsylvania), Kim Lusk (Saint Thomas Aquinas), Beth Jillson (Texas Woman's University), Renee Jimenez (California State University San Bernardino), LaNay Larson (Academy of Art University), LeAnn Freeland (Nova Southeastern), Chris Ellis (Maryville University- St. Louis), Wendy Lee (Mount Olive College), Claudette Charney (Hillsdale College), Tim Kirby (Harding University), Todd Starkey (Lenoir Rhyne University), Corey Laster (University of Colorado-Colorado Springs), Cassandra Moorer (Stillman College), Louis Whorton (University of Arkansas- Fort Smith), Paul Fessler (Concordia University, St. Paul), Annette Wiles (Minnesota, Duluth), Linda Raunig (Regis University), Carrie Seymour (Pace University), Jacques Curtis (Shaw University), Lisa Carlsen (Lewis University), Lane Lord (Pittsburg State University), Lynn Ullom (West Liberty University), Kevin Woodin (Montana State University, Billings), Cindy Hilbrich (University of Montevallo), and Roger Hodge (Lincoln Memorial University).

*Please note that all voters for the DII poll are required to vote each week between 9 p.m. Sunday and 1 p.m. Tuesday ET.